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2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered is a triple-charged SUV

With turbocharging, supercharging and a pair of electric motors, this high-performance plug-in hybrid SUV has it all goin' on.

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Volvo's Polestar division has worked its magic on the company's best-selling XC60 crossover.

This 2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered is the result, and it's an interesting proposition to consider among sporty SUVs.

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The XC60 Polestar gets its power from a twin-charged 2.0-liter in-line four-cylinder engine backed by a two-motor plug-in hybrid setup.

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All-in, this crazy-complex delivers 415 horsepower and 494 pound-feet of torque to all four wheels.

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The model's electric-only range isn't yet official, but it's expected to be in the vicinity of 23 miles.

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Gold seatbelts are one of the only interior telltales that indicate you're in a high-performance Polestar Engineered model.

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Volvo's 9.0-inch Sensus Connect infotainment touchscreen got a 50% processing power boost just last year.

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Despite this model's performance bent, ground clearance remains unchanged from standard XC60 models.

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Volvo let us loose on an airport runway cone course, complete with slalom and a version of the so-called "Moose test" emergency lane-change obstacle.

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Fetching 20-inch Y-spoke alloys are a Polestar Engineered-specific pattern.

22-inch versions (seen here) are also available at extra cost.

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Driving the XC60 Polestar in Banff, Alberta, Canada provided countless jaw-dropping views.

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Turbocharged. Supercharged. Electrified. There's a lot going on here.

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There's a Polestar-specific brace bridging the two strut towers.

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Take a closer look at each end of the brace and you'll find that the Öhlins dampers are manually adjustable -- a novelty among SUVs.

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Yep, these are those gold seatbelts again.

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Gold speaker cones mean you're listening to the dulcet tones of a 1,100-watt, 15-speaker Bowers and Wilkins audio system.

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LED illumination is standard all-around on the XC90 Polestar Engineered.

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You'll be seeing more of the Polestar badge in the coming years.

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Uprated bullion-colored Akebono brakes are one of the Polestar Engineered's most noticeable upgrades.

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Black chrome exhaust outlets are another Polestar-specific design cue.

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